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If you’ve received a text message about unauthorised myGov account access, it could be a scam.


Most types of income count in your income test. We use this and your assets test to assess if you can get a payment, and to calculate your rate of payment.

Sole trader or partnership income

Business income is counted in the income test.

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Earnings Worksheet form (SU505)

Use this form to work out your gross earnings for your entitlement period and report them to us.

Allowances while getting an income support payment

Some work related allowances are assessable income and can affect your payment amount.

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How your variable income may impact your Centrelink payment

If your work hours or income change, we can support you. You may be self-employed, working casual hours, doing contract or seasonal work, or sick or injured.

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What to report if you need to report income to Centrelink

We need to know the gross income you and your partner get so we can pay you the right amount.

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The myGov app is a secure and convenient way to use myGov on your mobile.

Centrelink online account help - Report employment income

Follow this guide to report your employment income and Job Plan requirements using your Centrelink online account.

Advance payment

You may get part of your income support payment or Family Tax Benefit (Part A) early. This is an advance payment. You pay it back later out of your payments from us.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2021.